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" It is the proper duty of a representative body to look diligently into every affair of Government and to talk much about what it sees. "
Congressional Government: A Study in American Politics - Page 303
by Woodrow Wilson - 1901 - 344 pages
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Executive Privilege: The Dilemma of Secrecy and Democratic Accountability

Mark J. Rozell - Executive privilege (Government information) - 1994 - 197 pages
...He explained that Congress had the high responsibility of investigating administration activities. "It is the proper duty of a representative body to...of government and to talk much about what it sees." ' The Wilsonian view is echoed by David Wise, who maintains that executive privilege is a "dubious...
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The Presidential Republic: Executive Representation and Deliberative Democracy

Gary L. Gregg - Law - 1997 - 241 pages
...function Wilson seems to be pointing to between representation and governing.65 According to Wilson: "It is the proper duty of a representative body to...the voice, and to embody the wisdom and will of its constituents."66 What is important to see here in Wilson's early view is that he clearly shows Congress...
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Congressional Oversight

Martin O. James - Political Science - 2002 - 141 pages
...of the executive branch: Quite as important as legislation is vigilant oversight of administration. It is the proper duty of a representative body to...to embody the wisdom and will of its constituents. The informing function of Congress should be preferred even to its legislative function. John Stuart...
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Presidential Powers

Harold J Krent - Law - 2005 - 279 pages
...policy in an informed manner and to monitor executive activities effectively. As Woodrow Wilson wrote, "It is the proper duty of a representative body to...affair of government and to talk much about what it sees."59 Nevertheless, there have been occasions in which presidents have refused to accede to congressional...
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Adequacy of FDA to Assure the Safety of the Nation’s Drug Supply ...

...(4) protecting the rights and liberties of the American people. Woodrow Wilson also said in his book, "It is the proper duty of a representative body to...look diligently into every affair of government and lo talk much about watt it sees. It is mean) to be the eyes and the voice, and to embody the wisdom...
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